Tick Bite Granuloma: Failure of Prevention of Lesion by Excision of Tick Bite Area

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  • College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio


In a 67-year-old woman, supposed complete removal of the tick and the local bite area did not prevent the development of a prolonged and progressive tick-bite granuloma. The superficial resemblance on microscopic section of the tick-bite granuloma to malignant lymphoma is emphasized.